International Conference on Audiovisual Translation: Media for All

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International Conference on Audiovisual Translation: Media for All
Universitat Autςnoma de Barcelona, Spain

Organised by TRANSMEDIA Research Group


Barcelona 6, 7 & 8 June 2005


Main themes:


State of the art in media accessibility in Europe and beyond.
Best professional practice: an overview of the situation.
Defining training requirements in the light of recognised professional practice models.
Training for professional life: developing the framework for specialised media accessibility courses - proposals, initiatives and training models for integration into existing curricula.
Specific training objectives and environments for specialist audiovisual translators and specialists in media accessibility (training for specific domains, and/or techniques [subtitling for the deaf and the hard-of-hearing, audiodescription for the blind and partially sighted] and/or tools [translation and creation of accessible web pages, etc.]
Research in the area of media accessibility: current trends.
Globalisation and accessibility to the media.
Linguistic and cultural issues.
Marketing, production and distribution.

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